2 Fact-check: Ghanaian President didn’t ask Tinubu to give Peter Obi a chance
By Ibukun Emiola
CLAIM: A tweet @NAAkufoAddo claiming that the Ghanaian President asked Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to give Peter Obi a chance
The message that circulated on twitter handle @NAAkufoAddo on Aug. 9, 2022 claimed that the Ghanaian President, Akufo Dankwa Addo, asked Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to give Peter Obi, a Presidential candidate of the Labour Party ‘a chance and seek treatment for his health’.
5 This is a case of impersonation as the perpetrator used a similar twitter account @NAAkufoAddo that almost resembled that of the Ghanaian President .
The message came as a means of influencing Nigerians on their choice of Presidential Candidate as Nigeria prepares for its general elections in 2023.
VERDICT: NAN has found that the claim being circulated on twitter is FALSE.